Saudi Arabia seeks more than $425 billion in investments for massive infrastructure program


#TIA – The country you thought had only the money now is looking for you to finance its future.

Saudi Arabia is seeking to attract 1.6 trillion riyals (nearly $429 billion) in private sector investment over the next 10 years for a landmark infrastructure and industrial program as part of its economic diversification campaign, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih announced Saturday.

The plan aims to channel investments through the National Industrial Development and Logistics Program, which was established under Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s Vision 2030 program. That sweeping initiative is dedicated to diversifying the kingdom’s economy away from oil reliance and creating private sector jobs for Saudi nationals.

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